Megadeth's former drummer Nick Menza passed away last night of heart failure while playing a gig at the Baked Potato with his band Ohm. Condolences to his family and friends. Another one is gone. He was only 51.
He went out right on stage.The former drummer with the US thrash metal band Megadeth, Nick Menza, has died after collapsing on stage at a gig in California.
Menza, who was 51, is said to have suffered a heart attack during one of his regular sessions with his band OHM at a small Los Angeles jazz club, the Baked Potato.
Menza’s management issued a statement confirming the news. “Nick collapsed during the third song into a set with his band OHM. Earliest reports indicate he suffered a massive heart attack and was pronounced dead upon arrival at hospital.”